April 2016 Trial Date Set For Water Takings Claims By Klamath River Basin Users
Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 11:35 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Federal Claims Court judge on May 7 scheduled an April 11, 2016, trial on water rights takings claims of 24 Oregon and California water district and agricultural water users against the federal government in a 14-year-old case (Klamath Irrigation District v. The United States, et al., Nos. 01-591L and 01-5910L-01-59125L, Fed. Clms.).
(Order available. Document #95-150514-004R.)
The plaintiffs are users of water in the Klamath River Basin. The Klamath Irrigation Project is an irrigation project that benefits primarily southern Oregon and portions...